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Profile of Kelly Macdonald on Famous Like Me

Name: Kelly Macdonald  
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Date of Birth: 23rd February 1976
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Profession: Actress
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Kelly Macdonald (b. 23 February 1976) is a Scottish actress, born in Glasgow, Scotland. Her career began when she saw a leaflet advertising an open casting session for what would become the movie Trainspotting, in which she played the part of Diane, the underage seductress to Ewan McGregor's Renton. Other roles include a reporter in The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Peter Pan in Finding Neverland.

On televison, her highest-profile roles have been in two BBC dramas, the Paul Abbott serial State of Play (2003) and the one-off Richard Curtis piece The Girl in the Café (2005). Both of these were directed by David Yates, and both also starred Bill Nighy.

In August 2003 she married Travis' bass player Dougie Payne.

Selected filmography

  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
  • Finding Neverland (2004)
  • Intermission (2003)
  • Gosford Park (2001)
  • Splendor (1999)
  • Elizabeth (1998)
  • Trainspotting (1996)

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